Around the Neighborhood: Celebrate Arts Weekend Sept 29-Oct 1

It’s amazing to live in Andersonville. Residents at Anderson Point love the neighborhood, where community events and festivities mean there is always something to do! We can’t wait for this year’s Arts Weekend, coming back for its 19th year. Throughout the weekend, Andersonville becomes an arts gallery, featuring over 100 artists in all genres, including visual art, theatre, dance, music, makers, film, culinary, student art, and public art. The weekend is packed with events and festivities for all. 

A few Arts Weekend featured events: 

• Self-Guided Art Walk

Visit 40 participating locations to see the work of nearly 100 hand-selected artists

• Night of Parties: an evening of artist receptions (kicking-off on Friday, Sept 29 at 5PM) 

Businesses host “meet and greets” with their featured artists along with small receptions with food and beverages.

• Jackalope Theatre Block Party (Saturday, Sept 30 from 3-8pm)

Enjoy drinks, performances, a DJ, live music and more. $5 general admission.

GUS Jazz and Hip Hop Dance Show (Saturday, Sept 30 at 3pm) 

Free show at 5230 N. Clark! 

• Fad2Fresh’s Fantastic Voyage: An Old School Block Party (Sunday, Oct 1 from 11am-7pm) 

Free event with a DJ, vendors, food, games, and more!

• ABBA Acoustic: A Dancing Queen Matinee (Sun, Oct 1 from 2:30-4pm) 

Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute performs at 5200 N. Ashland Ave! $25 ticket in advance or $30 at the door. 

• 1 hour Andersonville Walking Tour (Sunday, Oct 1 at 3 and 4:30pm)

Chicago by Chicagoans demonstrates how Chicago’s Swedish immigrants left their mark on the neighborhood and how it evolved to be a haven for shop local small business. Starts at 1500 W. Catalpa Ave. Advanced registration required. 

• And more! Check out all the events at the Andersonville Chamber events page.

Learn more about the weekend!

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